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News flash : Nissan takes maiden win in Circuit Paul Ricard

20 June 2015

The #23 Nissan GT Academy Team RJN GT-R Nismo of Alex Buncombe, Wolfgang Reip and Katsumasa Chiyo have taken their first win of the Blancpain Endurance Series 1000 at Circuit Paul Ricard. After an exciting six-hour race the Nissan crew beat the #7 Bentley M-Sport Continental GT3 and the #46 BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS Z4 by eight and ten seconds respectively. The first of the Pro-Am cars finished in fifth overall as well, a great result for the #11 Kessel Racing Ferrari driven by Michael Broniszewski, Alessandro Bonacini and Michael Lyons. Best of the Am cars was also a Ferrari, the #25 Glorax Racing Ferrari of Fabio Mancini, Andrey Birzhin and Rino Mastronardini. 

Full race report to follow.